Jeff Olsen, who served commercial orchardists in Yamhill, Polk, Marion, Washington, Clackamas and Multnomah counties, passed away unexpectedly in January, 2014.  Work is currently underway to recruit and replace his position serving commercial orchard growers.   The new agent will be working from the North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora.


These pages provide resources and information for Commercial Tree Fruit and Nut growers (orchard crops grown for commercial sale).  

(Information for home/backyard orchards is available from Master Gardeners and Home Orchard societies.  A useful publication for general care of home orchards is EC 631  Managing Diseases and Insects in Home Orchards).



Hazelnuts (Filberts)   NW Nutgrower Newsletter (Summer 2014)






Prunes and Plums

Orchard Pest Management

General Orchard Topics

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